The Candlelight series is lighting up Minneapolis with classical tributes to your favorite pop stars, global rock stars and soundtracks to beloved films, including Taylor Swift, Queen and anime. Performed by first-rate pianists and string quartets, you’ll get to listen to iconic music like you’ve never heard it before at some of the most gorgeous venues Minneapolis has to offer, illuminated by thousands of flickering candles.
With countless flickering candles illuminating each unique space, such as the historic Granada Theater, all you have to do is find your seat, sit back, relax, and enjoy.
And if you’re in need of a last-minute gift idea or are looking for the perfect experience to surprise your favorite person with, Candlelight has its very own gift card!
Featured Candlelight concerts in Minneapolis
Escape into magical worlds as you embark on a musical journey at the Candlelight concert dedicated to the mesmerizing compositions of Joe Hisaishi. Hosted at The Westminster Presbyterian Sanctuary in Minneapolis, a talented string quartet will bring to life enchanting tunes from beloved Studio Ghibli films. Let the iconic Opening Theme from Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind and the whimsical Carrying You from Laputa: Castle in the Sky transport you to magical realms. Plus, songs from My Neighbor Totoro, Kiki’s Delivery Service, and more!
Revel in the timeless allure of Queen’s music at the Luminary Arts Center in Minneapolis. Set against the warm glow of candlelight, this unmissable concert pays homage to the unparalleled popularity and enduring legacy of Queen. The band’s magnetic appeal lies in their ability to craft anthems that transcend generations, from the energetic and liberating ‘Don’t Stop Me Now’ to the soulful ‘Love of My Life’ and you can hear the likes of these plus many more performed by a skillful string quartet, reliving the magic of Queen’s iconic hits.
All upcoming Candlelight concerts in Minneapolis
Candlelight concerts have been met by countless 5-star reviews across the States, and guests have called it “a creative, enchanting, and new concert experience” and that “the performers were fantastic!”
“Absolutely beautiful, no complaints whatsoever. Would highly recommend.” — The Best of Joe Hisaishi
“It’s my first time attending this type of concert and it’s awesome!” — Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and More
“Amazing singer and a beautiful venue!” — Aretha Franklin, Janis Joplin & More
“What an amazing event! The attention to detail was evident in the organizers, and the musicians were candid and SO talented!” — A Tribute to Taylor Swift
Candlelight has charmed audiences around the world and finally it’s come to wow Minneapolis next. Whether you prefer to listen to Queen Bey, the Queen of Soul, Taylor Swift, or Bach and Puccini under the gentle glow of flickering candles, there’s something for everyone.
Candlelight is an experience unlike any other, and you won’t want to miss out. So, go ahead and grab tickets for a magical night out.
Note: For the safety of our audience, all of the candlelight will be provided through flameless candles.